Monthly Archives: February 2017

A survey of 5,000 CEOs reveals what makes a great leader

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Philippines: Rights groups tackle human trafficking

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Feb 28, 2017 Rights groups in the Philippines are pushing for better support for victims of human trafficking. They say victims are often treated as criminals, and cases can remain tied up in the courts for years. Watch the video here.

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Foreign investors turn more cautious after Duterte’s tirades

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by Julito G. Rada, Manila Standard, Feb 28, 2017 The Philippines needs to attract more foreign direct investments to achieve the gross domestic product growth target of 7 percent to 8 percent this year, DBS Bank of Singapore said Tuesday.

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Comments on entry into force of the WTO trade facilitation agreement

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When will there be a self-driving car in your driveway?

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by Andrea Willige, Feb 28, 2017 The idea of travelling around town in a self-driving car has captured the world’s imagination. In addition to promising more relaxed commuting, autonomous driving is regarded as a solution to everything from traffic congestion and lack of parking spaces to accident prevention and reduced carbon emissions.

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How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources

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IT sector offers highest salaries for junior execs: survey

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by Arra B. Francia, Businessworld, Feb 23, 2017 THE information technology (IT) sector still offer the highest salaries for junior executives and supervisors in the country, according to online employment portal JobStreet Philippines.

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No, robots won’t take your job — just part of it

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More than 250,000 gov’t employees seen to be affected by Rightsizing Act

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by Elijah Joseph C. Tubayan, Businessworld, Feb 27, 2017 THE BUDGET department sees more than a tenth of general civil servants will be affected by the proposed fat-trimming in government agencies within the first year of implementation. In its report to the Senate committee of civil service last week, the Department of Budget and Management…

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Next round of FTA talks with European Union seen in Sept.

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by Danica M. Uy, Businessworld, Feb 27, 2017 THE GOVERNMENT’S representatives will be meeting with delegates from the European Union (EU) in September for the second round of free trade agreement (FTA) talks.

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Mass deportations bad for Philippine BPOs

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BY CRISPIN R. ARANDA, Manila Times, Feb 27, 2017 THE business process outsourcing industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. Call center agents speak fluent, neutral-accented English. BPO employees are paid less than their US counterparts. Dollar earnings rival that of remittances. Citizens of this country top the list of source countries for immigrants and visitors.

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LP senators, Hontiveros stripped of committee chairmanships

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By: Maila Ager, INQINQUIRER.net, Feb 27, 2017 On Senator Manny Pacquiao’s motions, Liberal Party (LP) senators on Monday were stripped of their positions and committee chairmanships.

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Low-income earners shoulder 72% of tax burden – DOF

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High-income earners shoulder only 28.4% of the tax burden, and it has a bigger gap between the taxes they owe government and the amount actually collected from them Rappler.com, Feb 27, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Low-income earners are bearing most of the country’s tax burden, according to data from the Department of Finance (DOF).

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The 5 jobs robots will take first

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by Shelly Palmer, Feb 26, 2017 Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which white-collar jobs will robots take first?

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Foreign investment pledges drop 10.7% in 2016

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By Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star), Feb 25, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Foreign investment pledges approved by the country’s seven investment promotion agencies (IPA) declined 10.7 percent to P219 billion in 2016 from P245.2 billion in 2015, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported yesterday.

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3G world problems: PH lags in mobile internet ranking—survey

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By: Miguel R. Camus, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Feb 24, 2017 The Philippines ranked near the bottom worldwide in a measure of mobile internet speed and availability, based on a crowdsourced survey. The results from United Kingdom-based OpenSignal, which claims to collect data from millions of smartphones worldwide, showed that the country’s “overall” mobile speed from…

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Local photographers on the frontline of Duterte’s drug war reflect on the images that moved them most

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Robots taking jobs from peons, skilled

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GOTCHA By Jarius Bondoc (The Philippine Star), Feb 24, 2017 Two years ago when a vacancy occurred in a Hong Kong firm’s board of directors, they appointed an algorithm. The robot called Vital gets no executive pay, and is fed only large amounts of data. In microseconds it picks up on market trends “not immediately…

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2016 joblessness steadies after Q4 spike

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by Raynan F. Javil, Feb 24, 2017 THE NUMBER of jobless Filipinos hardly changed last year from 2015, according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey that bared a fourth-quarter reading that was the worst in two years. Fourth-quarter optimism about job prospects for the succeeding 12 months, however, was at its peak since this…

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Job Fair, March 28-29, 2017, Megatrade Hall 3, SM Megamall

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Schedules of job fairs 2

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Schedules of job fairs

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Job Fair Shindig 2017, November 22-23, 2017, Megatrade Hall, Megamall

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November Trinoma Job Fair, November 7-8, 2017

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Jobseekers’ Day 2017, August 22-23, 2017, Megatrade Hall, Megamall

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June 6-7, 2017, Job Fair, Megatrade Hall, Megamall

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Trinoma Mall Job Fair, April 26-27, 2017

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17 smart things the most productive people do every Day

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Want to attain productivity nirvana? Then you need a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort, according to Paul J. Meyer. Here are 17 smart habits to adopt that will help you be your most productive self every day.

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Patay sa kinumpuning van

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By Rossel C­alderon, Abante, Feb 23, 2017 Patay ang pahinante ng Isuzu aluminum wing van (DXY 567), makaraang magulungan ng mismong sasakyan na katatapos lamang nitong kumpunihin sa Brgy. San Miguel Sto. Tomas, Batangas, dakong alas-nuwebe ng gabi kamakalawa.

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JobStreet.com: Bonuses not too competitive in PHL labor market

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By Roderick Abad, Businessmirror, Feb 23, 2017 EMPLOYEES are not too overwhelmed by the bonus they get from their companies as the employees perceive it to be very rewarding, JobStreet.com said. As per the Bonuses Report 2017 of the jobs portal, only 51 percent of employees believe that the guaranteed bonuses they receive are on…

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